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We have found 28 book/s in category General Literature - C19th

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(Lacking title page but Hull. A.D. English). (1835). pp. 64. Frontis. 8vo. Later quarter calf, cloth boards. Some pencil markings in text. Although the text is not uncommon, being part of Coleridge's Biographia borealis; or lives of distinguished Northerners, the imprint is uncommon. COPAC lists 5 copies only and Chilton in his Early Hull Printers and Booksellers says that very few examples of English's imprint survive, the Hull collectiononly having one, which is not this title.

Reference: 21026

(COLLINS, F.?) THE HAPPY COTTAGERS: or, The Breakfast, Dinner, and Supper to which is added, The Shepherd's Boy reading to the poor Widow. £ 30.00

London. J. Evans. (1814 - 1820?). pp. 8. Woodcut on title page. Small 8vo. Uncut. As issued.

Reference: 84753

(NICHOLSON, John). Compiler. HISTORICAL AND TRADITIONAL TALES in Prose and Verse, connected with The South of Scotland. Original and Select. £ 45.00

Kirkudbright. John Nicholson. 1843. pp. (ii) of adverts, (ii), viii, 450. 8vo. Dull, faded, sightly later cloth. 1st edition.

Reference: 72720

ANON. SCOTCH BETTY: An Authentic and Interesting Narrative by a Physician. £ 35.00

London. J. Evans & Sons. (1814 - 1820?). pp. 8. Woodcut on title page. Small 8vo. Worming in inner margin affecting text slightly. As issued. Stitch holes.

Reference: 19887

ANON. THE CONTENTED VILLAGER, An Authentic Narrative: Containing an interesting Conversation between a Cottager and a Gentleman, who happened to call on her in his Walk from London. £ 30.00

London. J. Evans & Son. (1814 - 1820?). pp. 8. Woodcut on title page. Small 8vo. As issued. Stitch holes.

Reference: 17336

BARNWELL, Charles H. (Compiler). ANECDOTES OF CELEBRITIES Historical, Biographical, and Humorous. £ 10.00

London. Elliot Stock; Hull. Walker & Brown. 1878. pp. viii, 104. Small 8vo. Paperback - original printed wrapper, marked. Title page foxed. A good copy.

Reference: 54374


Now first edited from the Originals, wth a Memoir of Lord Chesterfield by The Earl of Carnarvon. Oxford. Clarendon Press. 1890. pp. xci, 320. 6 plates, 1 facsimile. Royal 4to. Half vellum with blue cloth boards, top edge gilt. No. 304 of a limited edition of 525. Plates are slightly browned but with tissue guards. Endpapers browned.

Reference: 95280

DRAYTON, Michael. NYMPHIDIA: The Court of Fairy. £ 150.00

Edited by Sir Egerton Brydges. Kent. At the private Press of Lee Priory by Johnson and Warwick. 1814. pp. (v), 12, 10, 44. Vignette on title page. 8vo. Full calf, slightly sunned. The fourth publication, in octavo, printed at The private Press of Lee Priory, Kent. The impression is limited as usual to One Hundred Copies. From the library of Eric Quayle with his bookplate.

Reference: 16898

GIFT, Theo (Dorothy Henrietta Havers, afterwards Mrs George Simonds Boulger). LIL LORIMER. A Novel. £ 20.00

London. Ward and Downey. 1885. 3 vols. pp. (viii), 260; (viii), 244; (viii), 250. 8vo. Half blue calf, cloth boards. 1st edition. Ex-Library with stamps and bookplates of Central Library, Shepherds Bush Road and on the base of the spines it is stamped South African Public Library. There is browning of the text block throughout all volumes and some foxing. Unknown to Sadlier but Wolff Vol 1 605. Boulger spent her early life in South America and came to England in 1870.

Reference: 9349

HOOD, Edwin Paxton. (Editor). ANDREW MARVELL: The Wit, Statesman, and Poet: His Life and Writings. £ 12.00

London. Partridge & Oakey. 1853. pp. (iv) of adverts, (viii), 222, (vi) of adverts. 12mo. Blind stamped brown cloth. Bottom of back hinges slightly split.

Reference: 12460

HOOD, Thomas. POEMS. £ 60.00

London. Edward Moxon. 1846. 2 vols. pp. 8 of adverts, (ii - blank), viii, 264; Viii, 274, (i) of adverts. 8vo. Original cloth, spine labels. Labels slightly rubbed and darkened. 1st collected edition withthe bookplates of Simon Nowell-Smith, Judith Adams Nowell-Smith, and J.O. Edwards.

Reference: 120662

LESAGE (Alain Rene). HISTOIRE D'ESTEVANILLE GONZALEZ, surnomme le garcon de bonne humeur. £ 30.00

Paris. Genets Jeune. 1821. 2 vols. pp. (iv) 294; (iv), 344. 2 frontis's, 4 plates,all with tissue guards. 12mo. Full calf, spines with gilt decoration and badly chipped labels. All edges gilt. A good set.

Reference: 7453

MARVELL, Andrew. THE POETICAL WORKS OF ANDREW MARVELL, M.P. for Hull, 1658. With Memoir of the Author. £ 15.00

London. Alexander Murray. 1870. pp. 208. 8vo. Red cloth, spine faded. Very slight foxing. Reprint of the American Edition.

Reference: 32368


London. Bradbury & Evans. 1861. 3 vols. pp. iv, 302; iv, 279; vii (including initial blank), 282. 8vo. Half calf, marbled boards, spine labels. Minor foxing of preliminary pages in all three volumes. 1st edition. No half titles as called for but lacking advertisment leaves. Previous owners name on front free endpaper.

Reference: 30786

MILNES, Richard Monckton. PALM LEAVES. £ 30.00

London. Edward Moxon. 1844. pp. 8 of adverts, (ii - blank), 202, (i) of adverts. 8vo. Original cloth and spine label, label darkened and rubbed. 1st edition. With the bookplate of J.O. Edwards. A very good copy.

Reference: 7161

MITFORD, Mary Russell. RECOLLECTIONS OF A LITERARY LIFE; and Selections from my favorite Poets and Prose Writers. £ 10.00

London. Richard Bentley & Son. 1883. pp. xii, 516. Frontis. 8vo. Original cloth, spine sunned.

Reference: 8628

TAYLOR, Henry, Sir. THE EVE OF THE CONQUEST, and Other Poems. £ 45.00

London. Edward Moxon. 1847. pp. 8 of adverts, (ii - blank leaf), (viii), 90, (i) of Notes, (i - blank), (i) of adverts. 8vo. Original blind stamped green cloth, spine faded. (1800 - 1886) Taylor, through his father, was an acquaintance of Wordsworth.

Reference: 15668

TOMKINSON, Thomas. A PRACTICAL DISCOURSE, upon The Epistle, by Jude. £ 12.00

Originally Written by Thomas Tomkinson, Gent. Being a copy of a manuscript left with Thomas Tominson, Jun. His Grandson. Deal. For James May & Joseph Gandar by J.B. Underdown. 1823. pp. (viii), 215. 8vo. Original wrapper. Uncut.

Reference: 20403

TROLLOPE, Anthony. AN OLD MAN'S LOVE. £ 195.00

Edinburgh & London. William Blackwood & Sons. 1884. 2 vols. pp. (viii), 226; (vi), 219. 8vo. Half roan, marbled boards, spine sunned and rubbed. Half titles present. 1st edition. Minor foxing, pale foxing throughout. Lacking the adverts in Vol 2. Previous owners name on front free endpaper. A good copy. Sadleir 69.

Reference: 98766

TROLLOPE, Anthony. AYALA'S ANGEL. £ 500.00

London. Chapman & Hall. 1881. 3 vols. pp. iv, 280; iv, 272; iv, 277. No half titles as called for, final blank in Vol 3 lacking. 8vo. Half roan, marbled boards. Some minor, pale foxing. 1st edition. Previous owners name on front free endpaper. A good copy. Sadleir 60. Scarce in fine condition.

Reference: 75650

TROLLOPE, Anthony. CASTLE RICHMOND. A Novel. £ 240.00

London. Chapman & Hall. 1860. 3 vols. pp. vi, 303; iv, 300; vi, 289. 8vo. Half red calf, marbled boards, spines with labels and sunned. Endpapers slightly foxed and with previous owners name. 1st edition, 2nd issue. Half titles lacking. A good copy. Sadleir 10.

Reference: 74724


London. Chapman & Hall. 1865. pp. (iv), 115, (i) of advert. An illustration of Trollope out hunting has been tipped in on the verso of the title page. 8vo. Half calf, marbled boards, spine with label and gilt decoration, slightly sunned. Reprinted from the Pall Mall Gazette. 1st edition in book form. A good copy. Sadleir 21

Reference: 63629

TROLLOPE, Anthony. PHINEAS FINN, The Irish Member. £ 60.00

With Twenty illustrations by J. E. Millais. London & New York. George Routledge & Sons. 1871. pp. (xiv), 648. Frontis and 19 plates. 8vo. Half red calf, cloth boards, spine sunned. Top edge gilt. Endpapers slightly foxed and with previous owners name. New Edition. A very good copy. Sadleir p 91.

Reference: 82422


London & New York. George Routledge & Sons. 1874. pp. vii, 669. Frontis & 23 plates as called for. 8vo. Half red calf, cloth boards, spine sunned. Top edge gilt. Endpapers slightly foxed and with previous owners name. 1st one volume edition. A very good copy. Sadleir p.139.

Reference: 78461

TROLLOPE, Anthony. THE THREE CLERKS. A Novel. £ 45.00

London. Richard Bentley. 1865. pp. iv, 555. Frontis, vignette on title page. 8vo. Half red calf, cloth boards, spine sunned. Top edge gilt. Endpapers foxed and with previos owners name. Half title present. New Edition. A very good copy. Sadleir p.23. No. 10 of Bentley's Favourite Novels.

Reference: 8959


With Thirty Illustrations by H. Woods. London. Bradbury, Evans and Co. 1870. pp. xvi, 481. Frontis, 22 plates as called for, vignette on title page, further illustrations in the text. 8vo. Half blue calf, marbled boards. Previous owners' names on front free endpaper. Lacking half title. 1st edition. A good copy. Sadleir 33.

Reference: 18452

TROLLOPE, Anthony. THE WAY WE LIVE NOW. £ 260.00

London. Chapman & Hall. 1875. 2 vols. pp. viii, 320; viii, 320. 40 plates as called for, drawn by Luke Fildes. Half titles present. 8vo. Full blue calf, spines faded and with labels. Top edges gilt. Some minor foxing. Newspaper review tipped into rear of Vol. 2. Previous owners' names on front free endpaper. 1st edition. A very good copy. Sadleir 44.

Reference: 69672


London. Chapman & Hall. 1859. pp. iv, 395. Coloured frontis. 8vo. Half green calf, marbled boards, slightly rubbed. Spine slightly scuffed. Endpapers foxed and with previous owner's name tipped in. 1st edition. A very good copy. Sadleir 9.

Reference: 202970

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